Cameron Peter Tangley HERBERT
Given that the arms are fairly modern I know some of the symbolism and the reasoning behind certain elements. The "three piles reversed argent” represent mountains as my great-grandfather was a keen mountaineer and was the President of the Alpine Club. The symbolism is still relevant as the Herbert Mountains in Antarctica are named for him and, by extension, the family. Continuing the mountain theme, the motto (which I have continued to use) references Psalm 121 which begins “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills”. The lion at a ship's wheel alludes to his Naval service in World War I and his love of yachting; he was a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron and the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club.